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Block Watch 420-C, formerly 422-B, will resume meeting the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at Martin Luther Church, 602 Nevada.

Block Watch Area 410 P Meeting June 1, 7 p.m., Hope Wesleyan Church, 2074 Delence St. near Dover. Parking available behind the church.

Ice Cream Social June 2, 4-7 p.m., Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St. Take a stroll around the cake walk with the Cake Walkin’ Jass Band. Supplemental funds from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

Block Watch 410 P Meeting June 8, 7 p.m., Hope Wesleyan Church, 2074 Delence near Dover. Parking available behind the church. Program: “Self-Defense is Everyone’s Responsibility.” Next meeting July 6 at 7 p.m.

Toledo Farmer’s Market “Birdhouses for Schoolhouses” Silent Auction of decorated birdhouses June 12, 9 a.m. to noon, 525 Market St., downtown. Proceeds benefit Veggie U., an organization dedicated to nutritional and agricultural education of fourth-graders.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) welcomes new members who want to lose weight. The group meets Mondays 7-8 p.m. at the East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St. Weigh-ins from 6-6:45 p.m. Annual membership is $26.50. Weekly dues 50 cents. Call Judy at 419-691-8033 or come to a free meeting. Everyone welcome.

Block Watch 410-M (formerly 422-A) East Toledo/Raymer School area, meetings are held at the Memorial United Church of Christ, 301 Starr Ave. at Plymouth Street on the second Thursday of each month from 6-7 p.m., with the exception of the Annual Open House, which will be held from 1-4 p.m. June 19 at Burnett Park (Starr Park), corner of Greenwood Avenue and Spring Grove. Call 419-697-9975 to arrange for accommodations for those with disabilities or to arrange for coloring supplies for children attending with adults.

Route 2 Meeting June 1, 3 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd.

Harbor View Yacht Club Blessing of the Fleet & Memorial Day Remembrance May 31at noon, 2180 Autokee St.

Tractor Supply  2nd Annual Antique Tractor Display June 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Includes games.

Pancake Breakfast June 6, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd. Featuring all the pancakes you can eat, sausage and a beverage. Sponsored by Oregon Assn. of Professional Firefighters Local 4093. Portion of proceeds will benefit the Rick Adams Memorial Scholarship. Donations also accepted to LAFF Local 4093, PO Box 167666, Oregon, OH 43616.

Good Shepherd Rosary Altar Spring Rummage Sale June 16 and 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday is $2 a bag day. Info: 419-693-2307.

Theology with Toast June 9, 10 a.m., Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd. Ann Barrick will present, “Abortion,  the American Holocaust." Registration, coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Building is handicap-accessible. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405 or Ruth at 419-691-9723.

Book Discussion Group meets every third Tuesday at 1 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd.

Maumee Bay Country Quilt Guild meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:45 p.m. in the Oregon Room, Mercy St. Charles Hospital. Guests welcome ($2 fee). Info: Joan Swartz at 419-691-2720.

"James Wes Hancock" Oregon Senior Center, 5760 Bayshore Rd., open weekdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Daily activities include: bingo, fitness classes, line dancing, exercise, Bunco, Euchre, and health screenings. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. daily. A $2.50 donation is suggested for seniors 60 and older; all others $5.32. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance by calling 419-698-7078.

Sunoco Retirees meet for lunch the first Monday of each month at 11:15 a.m., Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd. Info/reservations: Al McEwen 419-893-3075.

East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis meet the second and fourth Mondays of the month at noon in the basement level at Bay Park Community Hospital (note location change). Info: 419-693-4458.

Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society Museum Complex, 1133 Grasser Street at Pickle, will be open Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Group tours by appointment only. Info: 419-698-2096 or 419-691-5367.

Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Lake Michigan Room near the cafeteria at Bay Park Community Hospital, located off I-280 at Curtice and Wheeling roads. Visitors welcome. Info: Julie at 419-836-5051 or Kathy at 419-836-8292.


Memorial Day Service May 31, 10 a.m., in front of the Veterans Memorial at Restlawn Cemetery. Service will follow at the “Freedom’s Not Free Wall” in front of the municipal building on Wales at 11 a.m. Everyone welcome.

Rummage & Bake Sale, June 3 and 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and June 5, 9 a.m. to noon, Unity U.M. Church, 1910 E. Broadway.


Jerusalem Twp.
Jerusalem Township Food Pantry, second Wednesday of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Elliston Trinity U.C.C. Sunday School meets at 9:15 a.m. Worship service at 10:30 a.m. Info: or 419-862-3417.

Bake Sale sponsored by Elmore Historical Seekers June 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and June 5, 9 a.m. until sold out in the lobby of the Elmore Post Office, corner of Rice and Maple streets. All proceeds go toward the improvement of the Mattie Heckman Log Home and the RR Depot Museum.

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for St. Paul Trinity United Methodist Church Pastor Rick Stuhmer, who has Guillain Barre Syndrome, June 26, 4-7 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the church, 340 Toledo St. Freewill offering will be accepted. Carryouts available.

Harris-Elmore Public Library Adult Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m.

Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Lunch served Tuesday and Thursday at noon. Reservations required by 10 a.m. the day before the meal. Blood pressure and blood sugar checks the 4th Tuesday of the month; bingo played the 4th Tuesday of the month after lunch. Reservations: 419-862-3874.

Elmore Seniors Card Playing, Thursdays at 7 p.m. through late October, Elmore Community Center.

Fremont Area Women’s Connection (formerly Fremont Christian Women’s Club) meeting June 8, Fremont Country Club, 2340 E. State St. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. for the luncheon, which runs from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Program: “Second-Hand Treasures,” featuring Birdie Laurer and Favorite Flea Market Finds. Bring an old item and tell the story behind it. Speaker Doreen Roller, of Mansfield, O., will discuss “Peace in the Midst of Turmoil.” Reservations: Donna Miller at 419-334-2262 or Betty at

Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St., serves lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:30 a.m. On Mondays and Wednesdays, the group plays cards at 12:30 p.m. Blood pressure and blood sugar checks are offered on the third Wednesday of the month. Bingo is played Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Call 419-855-4491 for lunch reservations.

Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St. Open Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Genoa Area Food Pantry open the second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and the fourth Thursday of the month from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Genoa Trinity United Methodist Church, 4th and Main streets. Parking available at the church. Clothes and small household items are available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.

Flag Ceremony in honor of Rodger Young July 31, Northcoast Veterans Museum. Events include a flag-folding ceremony for Rodger Young’s internment flag and a flag-retirement ceremony, along with a fish fry and pulled pork sandwich benefit  hosted by the Village of Gibsonburg. Info: Vaughn Billow at 419-307-2209 or Mark Albright at 419-862-5301.

Active Seniors are invited to Meet and Eat at the Gibsonburg Senior Center, 100 Meadow Lane. Nutritional lunches every weekday, educational and social programs, health assessments and more. Transportation to the center available. Home-delivered meals also available for homebound seniors. Info: 419-637-7947.

Lake Twp.
Ageless Wonders will meet for a bar-b-que,  followed by the popular yearly "White Elephant Auction" June 10 at noon at the township administration building, SR 795 and Cummings Road.  Bring a wrapped item to be auctioned.

Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the fire department auxiliary every third Monday of the month, 5-7 p.m. at Fire Station 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd. Open to Lake Twp. residents.

Village of Lindsey Farmer's Market, second Saturday of each month through October, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the village park on Main Street. Open to vendors who wish to sell baked goods, crafts, produce, plants. Registration fee is $5. For info on health board restrictions regarding certain food sales, call 419-665-2045.

Food Pantry open to the public the last Wednesday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. and the last Thursday of the month 6-8 p.m., Main Street and Krotzer Avenue. Contact local church offices for further details.

Trap Shoots sponsored by the Ottawa Co. Conservation League every Thursday, 6-9 p.m. Info: Rodney Snyder at 419-410-6727.

Oak Harbor
Memorial Day Breakfast, May 31, 9 a.m. until food is gone, American Legion Post 114, 221 Park St. Donations appreciated.

American Legion Members Only Free Texas Hold `Em Tournament every Tuesday 7 p.m. beginning June 1, Legion Post 114, 221 Park St. Don’t know how to play? Instructions 6-6:30 p.m. by the Poker Academy.

Ottawa Co. Democratic Party Central and Executive Committees Reorganization Meeting June 2, 7 p.m. in the activities room of the Riverview Healthcare Campus, 8180 SR 163, Open to the public. All interested Democrats are encouraged to attend.

Ottawa Co. Shrine Club Garage Sale June 3, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and June 5, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Ottawa Co. Fairgrounds.

Book and Bake Sale June 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and June 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St. Proceeds benefit the library. Preview open to Friends of the Library members the evening of June 3.

Pemberville Area Senior Center, located within Bethlehem Lutheran Church, provides programs and activities for adults 60 and over. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lunch served at noon. $2 donation.

The Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church is open Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Thursday evenings 7-8:30 p.m. Contact local churches for further details.

One-Day Vacation Bible School at Zion Lutheran (Latcha) 26535 Pemberville Rd. June 5 from 9 a.m.– 3. Lunch included. Call 419-837-5023 to register.

Walbridge Book Club Meeting June 14, 1 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. Members will discuss “Circle of Quilters,” by Jennifer Chiaverine. The group meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. Everyone welcome. Info: 419-666-9900 or

Woodville Senior Center offers lunch Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. Call 419-849-3636 for reservations. Home delivery also available.

Story Times Mondays at 7 p.m., Woodville Public Library. Info: 419-849-2744.



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